In progress

YEASTPEC – Engineering of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae for bioconversion of pectin-containing agro-industrial side-streams

ERA-NET Industrial Biotechnology
Principal Investigator of the IST team: Isabel Sá-Correia
Contract: ERA-IB-16-013
Start date: 1/1/2017
Duration: 36 months

TTRAFFIC – Toxicity and Transport for Fungal Production of Industrial Compounds

ERA-NET Industrial Biotechnology
Principal Investigator of the IST team: Nuno Mira
Contract: ERA-IB-2-6/0003/2014
Start date: 1/4/2016
Duration: 36 months

Concluded

BCED- How do Bacterial Phosphotyrosine Phosphatase Proteins Modulate Host-Pathogen Interactions?

Principal Investigator at IST: Leonilde Moreira
Contract: ESCMID- European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Start date: January 2014
Duration: 18 months

Towards the development of sustainable bioprocesses for microbial production of carboxylic acids using renewable raw materials

Principal Investigator of the IST team: Nuno Mira
Contract: NFS interaction Grant, Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento
Start date: July 2014
Duration: 18 months

LEVITA – Towards microbial sustainable production of itaconic and levulinic acids

Principal Investigator of the IST team: Nuno Mira
Contract: EraSynBio Twinning program
Start date: April 2014
Duration: 6 months

Microbial cell surface determinants of virulence as targets for new therapeutics in Cystic fibrosis

COST Action
Principal Investigator of the IST team: Isabel Sá-Correia
Contract: COST Action BM1003
Start date: March 2011
Duration: 36 months

INTACT – Integral engineering of acetic acid tolerance in yeast

ERA-NET Industrial Biotechnology
Principal Investigator of the IST team: Isabel Sá-Correia
Contract: ERA-IB/0002/2010
Start date: March 2011
Duration: 36 months

ADHRES – Signature Project: Expression profiling of adhesive (ADH) and resistance (RES) genes in biofilm lifestyle in P. aeruginosa, P. putida and B. cenocepacia

ERA-NET PathoGenomics
Principal Investigator of the IST team: Isabel Sá-Correia
Contract: ERA-PTG/SAU/0001/2008
Start date: February 2009
Duration: 36 months

Insights into the mechanisms underlying the acquisition of antimicrobial resistance during chronic lung infection and the pathogenicity of Burkholderia cenocepacia

Funded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, a nonprofit affiliate to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Burkholderia array project BA-009-A
Principal Investigator of the IST team: Isabel Sá-Correia
Start date: September 2008
Duration: 6 months

Strategies to accelerate the productive biodegradation of several herbicides under environmental stress conditions

Programme: Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources/ key action: The “Cell factory" (Fifth Framework Programme)
Principal Investigator of the IST team: Isabel Sá-Correia
Contract: QLK3-CT-1999-00041
Start date: January 2000
Duration: 36 months

European network for the functional analysis of yeast genes discovered by systematic sequencing (phase II)

Programme: EUROFAN II – Transport node, E.U.
Principal Investigator of the IST team: Isabel Sá-Correia
Contract: BIO4-CT97-2294
Start date: September 1997
Duration: 24 months

European network for the functional analysis of yeast genes discovered by systematic sequencing (phase I)

Programme: EUROFAN I -“Six-pack fundamental analysis programme" and “transport node", E.U.
Principal Investigator of the IST team: Isabel Sá-Correia
Contract: BIO4-CT95-0080
Start date: January 1996
Duration: 24 months